Egyptian Large Granite Shabti


New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC. A carved granite shabti with floral headdress on the tripartite wig, beaded collars, agricultural tools in the crossed hands, seed-bag to the shoulder, winged Ba-bird to the midriff. 300 grams, 16cm (6 1/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired before 1970. Accompanied by a scholarly note from Dr. Ronald Bonewitz. [A video of this item is available to view on TimeLine Auctions website.]


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